Nigerian Army 85RRI Screening Date and Venues 2023/2024 |

Nigerian Army 85RRI Screening Date and Venues 2023/2024 | The Nigerian Army has released a new screening date for the 85th Regular Recruits Intake (83RRI) The Nigeria army recruitment is closing on Friday, 14th April 2023.

Do you apply for Nigerian Army 85RRI Recruitment? Are you aware of the screening centers and Date for Nigerian Army 85RRI Screening?

The Screening exercise of the Nigerian Army 85RRI Shortlisted Candidates was earlier scheduled to hold Nationwide from Monday, May 8th to Sunday, 21st May 2023


How Many Months is Nigerian Army Training?

After a successful screening, candidates will undergo 6 months of training at the Nigerian army training camp/depot.

How to Check Nigerian Army Shortlisted Candidates 2022

  • Step 1: Visit the army shortlist portal via
  • Step 2: Scroll down the page to locate the “List of Shortlisted Candidates” section.
  • Step 3: Click on your state of origin.
  • Step 4: Press “Ctrl + F” on your keyboard and type in your name or application number to find your name on the list if shortlisted.

Nigerian Army Screening Date.

The Nigerian Army has announced a new date for the 85RRI screening exercise from Monday, May 8th to Sunday, 21st May 2023. A list of shortlisted candidates has been released.

Check: Nigerian Army 85RRI Shortlisted Candidates 2023 PDF |

NOTE: There will be no Pre-selection Computer Based Test to be conducted on candidates.

Nigerian Army 85RRI Screening Requirements.

Shortlisted Candidates are to come for screening with the following:

Selected Candidates to report to their various states screening centers with the following items:
  1. White vests.
  2. Blue short.
  3. White canvas.
  4. White socks.
  5. Original and photocopies of their credentials.
  6. Relevant scratch cards for online verification of result (WASSCE/GCE/NECO/NABTEB).
  7. Writing materials (Biro and Pencil)
  8. File Jacket
  9. National Identity card/slip
  10. Passports and full size 5 x 7 photographs.
  11. BVN Printout
  12. A Face Mask and Hand Sanitizers
  13. Copy of Online Application and Guarantor Forms.

Nigerian Army 85RRI Screening Venues.

Candidates who applied for the Nigerian Army 83RRI Recruitment Exercise are to take note that there shall be no special screening centers.

All screening of potential recruits will be done at the candidate’s respective states of origin. Below are the State Recruitment Centers for the Nigerian Army 85RRI recruitment exercise


1.AbiaGoodluck Jonathan barracks Ohafia
2.AdamawaGibson Jallo Barracks Yola
3.Akwa Ibom6 Bn Barracks Abak Akwa Ibom State
4.Anambra302 (GS) Barracks Onitsha
5.BauchiShadawanka Barracks Bauchi
6.BayelsaCamp Tukur Buratai
7.BenueNASME Barracks Makurdi
8.BornoMaimalari Barracks Maiduguri
9.Cross RiverEburutu Barracks Calabar
10.DeltaCENOTAPH Cabinet Road, Govt House Asaba
11.EbonyiAbakaliki Barracks, Abakaliki
12.EdoEkenhuan Barracks Benin
13.EkitiEkiti State Pavillon
14.EnuguAbakpa Barracks Enugu
15.FCT176 Gds Bn Gwagwalada
16.GombeGombe Barracks Gombe
17.ImoObinze Barracks
18.JigawaFOB Dutse Jigawa
19.KadunaRibadu Cantonment Kaduna
20.KanoBukavu Barracks Kano
21.KatsinaNatsinta Kebbi Barracks Katsina
22.KebbiBirin kebbi, Kebbi
23.KogiMaigumeri Barracks Lokoja
24.KwaraSobi Barracks llorin
25.LagosIkeja Military Cantonment Lagos
26.NasarawaShittu Alao Barracks Keffi
27.NigerTRADOC Minna
28.OgunAlamala Barracks Abeokuta
29.OndoOwena Cantonment Akure
30.OsunNA Barracks Ede
31.OyoOdogbo Barracks Ibadan
32.PlateauMaxwell Khobe Cantonment Rukuba Jos
33.RiversBori Camp Porth Hacourt
34.SokotoGiginya Barracks Sokoto
35.TarabaNA Barracks Serti- Baruwa
36.YobeNguru Barracks Yobe
37.ZamfaraNigerian Army Cantonment Gusau


  1. Candidates are to note that there will be no Pre-Selection Computer Based Test.
  2. No special center for recruitment.
  3. There will be no Zonal Screening Exercise.
  4. All screening of potential recruits will be conducted at the candidates’ respective state of origin.
  5. Candidates are not to bring electronic or recording devices to the venue of the State Recruitment Exercise.
  6. Candidates are also expected to adhere to COVID-19 protocols which include regular washing of hands, use of face mask, and observing physical distance.
  7. Any candidate who falsifies or forges his/her results and is discovered even during training at Depot NA would be withdrawn from training.
  8. Candidates are advised to come with their BVN printout.
  9. Candidates are advised in their own interest not to give any form of gratification or inducement to any person or group of persons to assist them in the recruitment exercise.
  10. You are advised to carefully read the instruction on the website or call the following support lines if in doubt: 070812711985 and 07041467033.
  11. Names of shortlisted candidates for screening would be published on the NA website for the awareness of all candidates.
  12. Shortlisted candidates are to report to their respective states of origin for the screening exercise from 8 to 21 May 2023.

Sam Samuel

Samuel Ortyom is a Web Publisher, Content Writer and Co-Editor of ApplyPortal Nigeria (, A Leading Recruitment, Jobs and Scholarships Application Portal and Other Relevant Resources Around The World.

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